klaklic's picture

Thingy

Observed: 6th October 2011 By: klaklic
thingy
Description:
Identifications
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    Likely ID
    Thorny devil (Moloch horridus)
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
    ID agreements (): 4 People
    • Masked Marvel
      The British Herpetological Society
      Amphibians and Reptiles expert
    • hfraser02026
    • jja28
      S159 Neighbourhood Nature - course complete
      jja28’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptilesjja28’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
    • steenis
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

lalows2's picture

see here

http://www.outback-australia-travel-secrets.com/australian-desert-animal...

The magic of nature is all around us - we just need to learn how to see it.
http://lalows.blogspot.com

Masked Marvel's picture

King's Lynn?

Is the location slightly out?

Vinny's picture

My thoughts exactly!

Are you posting the location of your home rather than the location of where the shots were taken?
Kind Regards
Vinny

Masked Marvel's picture

Photo from a website

I think the observer is posting the location of where they found the animal, seeing as they found it on the internet...

http://www.outback-australia-travel-secrets.com/australian-desert-animal...

steenis's picture

THORNY DEVIL

Yes it is a thorny devil. The only species in the genus MOLOCH!Their movements imitates that of a leaf. Check out its adaptations!
They are quite cool: Fake Head etc.